WINNIPEG — A house fire in St. Boniface on Saturday afternoon claimed the lives of multiple felines.
Winnipeg firefighters responded to a two-storey duplex in the 400 block of Aulneau Street just after 3:30 p.m.
Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the structure and had flames under control by around 4 p.m.
All occupants of the house safely self-evacuated. No injuries were reported.
Firefighters located five cats in the duplex — two survived and three were found deceased.
The fire is believed to be accidental, caused by a candle.